Mrs. Woods' guide to Ecological Services- Consultants, Materials and All That
• Allendan Seed - 1966 175th Ln, Winterset, IA 50273-8500 - (515) 462-1241 - (seeds, plants, consulting, custom planting, landscaping)
• Bio-Interlink - Rand Atkinson, P.O. Box 147, Stitzer, WI 53825 - (608) 778-1131 - Biointerlink@aol.com - Pond and lake management and design - Prairie, wooodland and wetland restoration - Native prairie plants for restoration.
• Bluestem Prairie Nursery - RR2, Hillsboro, IL 62049 - (217) 532-6344 - (plants, seeds, consulting)
• Critical Connections Ecological Services, Inc. - 14760 Oakhill Road, Scandia, MN 55073 - (651) 433-4410 - (consulting)
• Driftless Land Stewardship LLC - 13761 Cty. Hwy. X, Bagley, WI 53801 - (608) 996-2135 - email@example.com - (consulting, rehabilitation and management of natural communities, creation and management of surrogate habitat, and invasive species control)
• Everwilde Farms, Inc. - (715) 568-1919 (seeds, restoration, consulting)
• Frey Prairie Seeds - Box 104, Dahlgran, IL 62828 - (618) 648-2216 - (consulting, grass seeds, and forb seeds from southern till plain of Illinois)
• Genesis Nursery - 23200 Hurd Road, Tampico, IL 61283 - (815) 438-2220 - (seeds, plants, consulting)
• Ion Exchange - Old Mission Drive, Harpers Ferry, IA 52146 - (319) 535-7231 - (seeds, plants, consulting, limited custom planting)
• JFNew - 128 Sunset Drive Walkerton, IN 46574 - (574) 586-2412 - (seed, plants, consulting, restoration services)
• Lafayette Home Nursery, Inc. - P.O. Box 1A - Lafayette, IL 61449 - (309) 995-3311 - (plants, seeds, consulting, custom planting)
• Midwest Prairies LLC - 10651 N. Charley Bluff Rd., Milton, WI 53563 - (608) 868-3169 (woodland, prairie & habitat restoration in Southeast Wisconsin)
• Pizzo and Associates, Ltd. - 10729 Pine Road Leland, Illinois 60531 - Phone (815)495-2300 (Supplier of Chicago region sourced seeds and plants. Provides natural area design, installation, and stewardship)
• Prairie Nursery - P.O. Box 306, Westfield, WI 53964 - (608) 296-3679 - (native seeds and plants, consulting, custom planting and maintenance)
• Prairie Moon Nursery - Box 163 , Winona, MN 55987 - (507) 452-1362 - (bare root plants, seeds, consulting, customized seed mixes)
• Prairie Restorations, Inc. - http://www.prairieresto.com/ -Designs and installs restorations of native plant landscapes including prairies, wetlands and shorelines. Maintains its own seed-production fields. Retail outlet for do-it-yourselfers.
• Prairie Restorations - 766 Bateman Street, Galesburg, IL 61491 - (309) 343-2608 - (seeds, consulting, custom planting)
• Prairie Ridge Nursery - 9738 Overland Road, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572 - (608) 437-5245 - (plants, seed, consulting, custom planting and maintenance)
• Prairie Works - provides ecological and landscape services in Northwest Illinois. It can assist on projects large and small ranging from prairie and woodland restoration, invasive species control, controlled burning, bio-engineered erosion control and landscaping through the use of native plants.
• Red Buffalo Nursery - Hebron, IL - (815) 648-4838 (Supplies native plants common to northeastern Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. Also provides landscaping and natural area restoration services.)
• Tallgrass Group - 2350 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Suite 100, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 - (847) 342-8020 - (restoration, planting, consulting)
• Taylor Creek Restoration Nurseries - 17921 Smith Road, Brodhead, WI 53520 - (608) 897-8641 - (seeds, plants, consulting, custom planting)
• The Natural Garden - 38W443 Hwy 64, St Charles, IL 60175 - (seeds, plants, consulting, custom planting)
• The Prairie Flower LLC - 1765 120th Street, Spencer, IA 51301 - (712) 262-5864 - (seeds, plants, local ecotype seed, consulting, planting)
• The Prairie Patch - Box 41, Niantic, IL 62551 - (217) 668-2409 - (plants, seed, consulting, custom planting)
• Wisconsin Native Plant Sources and Restoration Consultants - http://dnr.wi.gov/org/water/wm/dsfm/shore/documents/nativeplants.pdf
This online booklet prepared by the Wisconsin DNR would help anyone living in Wisconsin or adjacent states get moving on a restoration project. Its directory not only lists sources of seed and plants, but also the people who can give you advice on using them. The directory includes some providers from Minnesota, Iowa, Michigan, Indiana and Illinois. Another section goes into the basics of restoring prairies, forests, wetlands and shorelines. The directory was first published in 2003.
• Wick Habitat Services LLC. - Bob Wick. 3868 County Road Q, Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965. (608) 844-9390. firstname.lastname@example.org (Management services in woodland and prairie restoration. Forestry mowing and herbicide application are core services, with a specialty in invasive species management.)
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